Facilities


The Tianjin International Center for Nanoparticles and Nanosystems will boast some of the most powerful and accurate machinery in any lab. Our facilities will possess AFM, STM, e-beam evaporation, and atomic layer deposition capabilities and more. A small gallery of the suite of the pertinent apparatuses can be found below.


The PanScan Freedom system is a scanning tunnel microscope (STM) that allows for the visualization of surface structures with atomic scale resoltuion. The PanScan Freedom is able to represent ultra low noise atomic structures in materials like crystalline metals, carbon nanotubes, and more.

The NX10 from Park Systems is an atomic force microscope (AFM) that boasts a wide range of scanning modes and the lowest noise measurements of almost any device in its class. The NX10 is also designed for the taking of non-contact measurements, meaning less tip wear and non-destructive tip-sample interactions.


The Hitachi SU3500 scanning electron microscope (SEM) offers unparalleled imaging opportunities. It is capable of 7 nm resolution at an accelerating voltage of 3 kV with auto-focusing. The new and user-friendly GUI allows for observation of 3D images of surfaces in real time. It has equiped with Raith EBL.


The TeslatronPT from Oxford Instruments is a cryogen free superconducting magnet system. It is able to produce magnetic fields of up to 14 T. When equipped with the appropriate accesories, temperatures as low as 300 mK are achievable with no need for cryogens, just electricity.


The MicroLab SVG-4A100 is a laser pattenr generator/direct lighting system. This device is designed to fabricate precision patterns on planar substrates or curved surfaces. The SVGA-4A100 has four axis control parameters (x, y, z, θ) for maximum control when writing patterns on concave and/or convex surfaces.


The Nanonics MULTIVIEW 4000 is an atomic force microscopy system that can utilize up to four probes simultaneously that operate independently from one another. These probes working in tandem allow the system to measure sophisticated properties of the device in question all at once.


The Model TTPX probe station from Lakeshore is capable of performing a plethora of non-destructive, standard electrical device measurements. It is capable of producing cryogenic temperatures via a continuous refrigeration system of either liquid helium or nitrogen.


The Shenyang electron beam evaporation chamber is widely used in the production of semiconductors, various kinds of films, and LEDs. The EB-500 possess the ability to evaporate and deposit aluminum, titanium, chromium, molybdenum, vanadium, nickel, silver, indium, other metals, ITOs, and other oxides onto a substrate.


Thermal Atomic Layer Deposition System(T-ALD) is a single-wafer deposition system specially designed for scientific research and small-scale experiments of industrialization .The electric of the system completely accords with the CE criterion. , it’s widely used in the fields of micro-electronic,nano material, optical film, solar battery etc.


Reactive ion etching machine(RIE-150) is a flat-plate dry etching machine widely used in etching Si and SiC. With four kinds of gases (including SF6,CF4,O2,Ar),RIE-150 can achieve fabrication of nano scale pattern with perfect sidewall profile automatically controlled by software.


The CHI 760E series are computerized general-purpose potentiostat, bipotentiostat, galvanostat instruments. A typical application involves a rotating ring-disk electrode (RRDE), but these systems can also be used for other applications where dual channel measurements are essential, such as dual channel electrochemical detection.


Hitachi Spectrophotometer U-3900 covers a wide variety of analysis needs from liquid samples to solid samples. Line-up of two types that can be selected in accordance with the measuring object and application. For use in a wide range of fields that focus biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, materials.


The General/Twin-crystal high precision x-ray orientation instrument YX-2 adds a high precision testing device, and it realized that one instrument could orientate different diffraction density crystal chips, which improves the efficiency with lower cost, especially used in research lab, university.


The PlanarMet 300 bench top planar grinding machine with a high torque, continuous duty, 5.7Hp motor has an aggressive material removal rate normally seen in much larger, more expensive floor model machines. Convenience features such as an integrated auto wheel dressing and built in cooling make it easy to get consistent results.


The homemade induction furnace is an electrical furnace in which the heat is applied by induction heating of metal. Induction furnace capacities range from less than one kilogram to one hundred tonnes capacity and are used to melt iron and steel, copper, aluminium and precious metals.


GSL-1700X-3 (KSL-1200X OTF-1200X-60)is CE certified 80mm diameter alumina tube furnace with vacuum pump system (up to 10-5 torr) and 9 channel precision digital Mass flow-meters, which can control nine types of gases for CVD or diffusion and work up to 1700 degree centigrade.


Raman analysis provides structural information of materials. The confocal Raman microscope consists of an Andor Shamrock 500i imaging spectrometer integrated with a Leica DM2700 M microscope, a Raman excitation box, a laser controller and a handler for XY sample stage movement. This setup provides three laser beams of 532 nm, 638 nm and 785 nm(100mW), and three diffraction gratings of 300 lines/mm, 600 lines/mm and 1800 lines/mm for different spectral requirements. In addition, the mapping is also available for the spectral characterizations in high spatial resolution.


The HB05 series bench top manual wire bonder is easy to use and ideal for laboratories, pilot production runs and small scale production lines. Configurable with a single bondhead for ball.


AH2700, as the World’s Most Accurate 50Hz-20kHz Capacitance/ Loss Bridge, there is a very useful function “Deviation Mode with Fast Analog Output”. For some application it is very powerful to make the problem be solved nicely.


Magnetron Sputtering System


Rohde & Schwarz once again sets new benchmarks – with the R&S®ZNB vector network analyzers. The new family of network analyzers features high measurement speed, outstanding precision and exceptional ease of operation.


Samco's UV-1 is a compact, bench top, UV-Ozone Cleaner that will not damage delicate electronic devices. This easy to operate system uses a unique combination of ultraviolet radiation, ozone and heat to gently, yet effectively, remove organic materials from a variety of substrates including silicon, gallium arsenide (GaAs), Sapphire, metals, ceramics, quartz and glass.


The VTC-16-D is a small DC magnetron plasma sputter coater with a target size of 2 inches and a height adjustment of the sample stage. This coater is designed to make some metal films with a maximum film area of 4 inches.


The SCION (SQ) GC-MS is designed for today’s fast paced analytical laboratory. Innovative design features such as a Lens-Free ion path, heated ion optics and an Extended Dynamic Range (EDR) detector enable the SCION SQ to deliver accurate quantification and identification on a routine basis, even in complex matrices. As ions pass through a mass spectrometer a significant portion is lost every time they encounter a lens. Due to its unique design the SCION SQ doesn’t have any lenses thus increasing the sensitivity of the instrument by reducing ion losses.


The Agilent 7890B Gas Chromatograph (GC) System is the world’s most widely used GC system, because it delivers performance not possible in previous GC systems. The 7890B GC features accurate temperature controls and precise injection systems – plus enhanced Electronic Pneumatic Control (EPC) modules for the best retention times.


Mass spectrometry

Storage Ring


CASI


Neutral Cluster Beam


The Spectra-Physics® Solstice® Ace was the first femtosecond ultrafast amplifier designed, built and tested to meet rigorous industrial standards. Solstice Ace incorporates modular components, adjustment-free mounting hardware, and field proven pump and seed lasers. The result is an industry-leading, hands-free ultrafast light source for a wide range of ultrafast applications.


The Horizon mid-band OPO offers unmatched performance. Its intelligently integrated optical design delivers the highest output powers available over an extensive tuning range (192-2750nm). Fully automated with precision scanning for true hands-free operation, Horizon is a robust system delivering optimal performance – all day, every day. With the highest conversion efficiency available from any mid-band OPO, Horizon gives you unprecedented advantages: outstanding beam quality, excellent beam pointing stability and the option for wavelength access extended into the vacuum ultraviolet. With crystals and Pellin Broca prisms mounted directly to ultra-high resolution stepper motors, Horizon has been engineered for optimal stability and tuning reproducibility at all wavelengths.


The Surelite is the world's high energy Nd:YAG laser of choice in its class. It's not surprising when you consider how much performance, value and flexibility this reliable Surelite Series offers. With performance ranging from 450 mJ - 850 mJ at 1064 nm and harmonic options for 532 nm, 355 nm and 266 nm output as well as an injection seeding option, the Surelite has been used for LIDAR, photolysis, ablation, spectroscopy and as a pump source for tunable dye, and OPO lasers.


Introducing a new addition to the Quantel Q-smart line of lasers… the Q-smart 450! The Q smart family includes the most flexible pulsed Nd:YAG laser systems in the world. Complete with automatic harmonic generator phase matching, these innovative systems insure simple operation and guarantees optimal energy performance. Monolithic block construction and compact design features provides superior beam geometry in a compact package. The intuitive Q-touch screen interface makes this the smart choice for easy operation.


The EX5 is a total metal/ceramic excimer laser offering 8W at 248nm and 4W at 193nm at 500Hz in an air cooled compact single table top package.


KDHPS-CC Helium Purifier developed by Pride Cryogenic is a key component of Helium recovery, purification and liquefaction system. It has many features, such as easy control, safe and reliable, low energy consumption, no liquid nytrogen consumption and so on. Because of these features, KDHPS-CC Helium Purifier has been widely used in the laboratories that needs helium purification and other occasions where helium of high purity is needed


Other laboratory equipments


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